Google Wants 7th Circ.'s Input In Biometric Privacy Row
By Allison Grande (March 14, 2017, 9:38 PM EDT) -- Google is pushing to appeal to the Seventh Circuit a recent Illinois federal court ruling declining to nix a putative class action accusing it of violating Illinois' biometric privacy law by using face-mapping technology, arguing that the question of whether the statute applies to information derived from photographs warrants immediate review.
In a March 9 motion, Google Inc. asked U.S. District Judge Edmond E. Chang to amend his Feb. 27 decision rejecting the company's bid to dismiss the suit in order to allow for an interlocutory appeal to the Seventh Circuit. The motion also requested that the district court stay its proceedings...
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